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More explosives hidden by Maoists found

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 20:40

Koraput (Odisha): A day after recovering explosives hidden by Maoists in a jungle in Koraput district, the BSF on Wednesday found four big iron pipes used to make claymore mines, about 40 kg of gun powder and a few metre of wires from another forest in nearby area of the district, police said.

Following information on the explosives in Salpaguda forest under Narayanpatna police station, the BSF personnel recovered the articles from a cave.?

"The Maoists had hidden the explosive materials in a cave and could used them in future offensives," SDPO of Laxmipur, Y Jagannath Rao said.

"No arrest has been made so far. Possibility of the the presence of more explosives in the area cannot be ruled out. We have intensified our search operations," he added.
BSF personnel engaged in anti-Maoist operation yesterday seized three landmines, two can bombs, a country-made gun and about 40 metre of wire from Musulmunda forests in Narayanpatna police station.


First Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 20:40

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